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IS it worth taking away all my blogger gadgets to make the main content the only thing on the page, is content king or are the gadgets necessary?

My blog, if you want to see it for answering purposes is here: www.gameblabber.blogspot.com

asked Jun 09 '11 at 13:11

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Ah.... Bump

(Jun 11 '11 at 03:39) Gorer22 Gorer22's gravatar image

I don't see many "blogger gadgets". Could you be more specific?

(Jun 11 '11 at 05:50) zman zman's gravatar image
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Gadgets like the followers box and recent tweets, everything in the right hand column is a gadget.

(Jun 12 '11 at 03:57) Gorer22 Gorer22's gravatar image

I don't know that the gadgets are necessary but they don't seem to take away from the page any and they allow people to "follow" you so it does perform a function. The page frankly looks fine how it is now.

answered Jun 15 '11 at 01:04

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okay thank you :)

(Jun 15 '11 at 11:04) Gorer22 Gorer22's gravatar image

You're welcome!

(Jun 16 '11 at 04:26) zman zman's gravatar image

I don't know what you mean by blogger gadgets but content is really important. If nobody wants to read your content then your website won't get many viewers.

answered Jun 12 '11 at 09:18

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Liam Quade
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The gadgets are nothing much of a big deal, but if you produce bad content, your site won't get very far.

answered Jun 12 '11 at 14:26

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I understand that, so what would you do? Make the content the full opage and take away the gadgets, or leave it how it is?

(Jun 12 '11 at 14:28) Gorer22 Gorer22's gravatar image

Keep the gadgets for the Archives, Tags, etc. The widgets should only be removed from the side when you have a photoblog.

(Jun 16 '11 at 17:19) archaeme archaeme's gravatar image

Your gadgets aren't over powering at all. While content is king most of the time, you have to be able to market yourself too. Keep spreading the word about your site, link share, give your readers something that can't get somewhere else, or make what you give better than someone else. That's how you build traffic and followers.

answered Jun 15 '11 at 15:15

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Thanks! :D

(Jun 16 '11 at 11:33) Gorer22 Gorer22's gravatar image
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